During its formative years, Chamblee was mostly dairy farms. The city in northern DeKalb County, Georgia, also has a history of alcohol addiction. A fraction of the city’s populace has an alcohol dependency. Alcohol dependence can have lasting repercussions such as kidney and liver disease, heart disease, and an increased risk of cancer. Among the most common triggers for alcohol addiction are stress and anxiety. Some people are naturally nervous, specifically in social settings. This can lead to constant worrying and a feeling of unease. Since alcohol is a sedative, drinking lowers an individual’s stress and anxiety levels, making them extra comfortable in social situations. However, consistent excessive consumption of alcohol can lead to reliance, which has many destructive repercussions which can be severe. Alcohol addiction has cost people their properties, jobs, reputations, mental and physical health, their freedom, and even their lives or the lives of loved ones. Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, is one of several treatments that is being used to treat alcohol addiction. The group support therapy provides peer support to people with alcohol addiction. Residents of Chamblee with an alcohol dependency can get help by attending AA meetings in Chamblee. Locations to these, as well as other AA meetings Georgia, can be found on alcoholicsanonymous.com.
Chamblee, Georgia AA Meetings
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